Stella McCartney launched her own fashion house under her name in a partnership with Kering as a 50/50 joint ventureand showed her first collection in Paris in October 2001. A lifelong vegetarian, Stella McCartney does not use any leather or fur in her designs. Her collections include women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, accessories, lingerie, eyewear, fragrance and kids. Stella McCartney’s commitment to sustainability is evident throughout all her collections and is part of the brand’s ethos to being a responsible, honest, and modern company.
MADE IN ITALY, HUNGARY, SPAIN, PORTUGAL, CHINA AND INDIA.
BASED IN UK AND SHIPPING: INTERNATIONAL
All handbags are lined with polyester that comes from recycled plastic water bottles. Also use a Recycled Microfiber and cashmere from post-factory waste.
Work increasingly with innovative natural fibers like plastic from natural resources, vegetable oil and viscose. They are committed to become a zero deforestation company.
Use waterborne (solvent-free) PU – less consumption of water and energy, safer to work with.
Brand works with Circular Solutions as an effort to move towards circular design. They have launched their Loop Sneaker that uses a method of attaching the upper to the sole without any glue. This means that each of its parts can be recycled seperately.
Vegetarian leather increasingly from recycled polyester and nylon, vegetarian glue.
They use organic cotton whenever possible.
Microfibers dyed using non-toxic dyes in Japan and no solvents are used in the processing, instead it is produced using a water-based system.
76 % of their manufacturing and material suppliers are from Italy and other key sourcing countries are Hungary, Spain, Portugal, China & India. They regularly audit their manufacturers (including unannounced audits) and believe in fair wage & respectful treatment throughout supply chain. They are a member of Ethical Trading Initiative and Social & Labour Convergence Project.